How many of you eat kimchi or drink kombucha to boost your health? Besides consuming fermented ingredients, did you know you can apply fermented skincare on your skin? All the way from Korea, the process of fermentation has been living for thousands of years. Eating fermented foods is normal, but using fermented skincare is definitely a trend that can possibly take over the beauty industry.
What is Fermented Skincare?
Fermented skincare products consist of fermented ingredients such as yeast, probiotics, enzymes, or bacteria, making the products more effective and potent. You can find fermented ingredients in skincare products such as cleansers, serums, exfoliators, and brightening masks.
What Does the Fermentation Process Look Like?
The fermentation process for skincare products is generally the same for foods. To start off, fermentation for foods consists of using yeast or bacteria to break down sugar and starch to convert them into acids, probiotics, and alcohol.This allows ingredients to preserve and last longer. The fermentation for skincare products uses microorganisms that are converted into smaller molecules, improving the penetration and absorption of the product into the skin. Fermentation for skincare products boosts their effectiveness by containing high levels of antioxidants and other ingredients that will provide your skin with a list of benefits.
Benefits of Using Fermented Skincare
How will fermentation improve my beauty? Let’s start off with how consuming fermented foods such as kimchi, yogurt, kombucha, and sauerkraut benefits our health! Consuming fermented foods offers antioxidant protection and eases inflammation. Since fermented foods are rich in probiotics, this will aid your digestive system, boost your immunity, prevent the risk of heart disease, and help with weight loss. There are massive benefits offered by consuming these foods, but have you wondered what applying fermented skincare products can do for your skin? Using fermented skincare products offers many beauty benefits:
- Diminish signs of against
- Fight against free radicals
- Improve and increase collagen production and skin elasticity
- Ease inflammation
- Reduce acne
- Improve the complexion and texture of your skin
- Boosts your skin’s microbiome
Would you switch to fermented skincare? Almost everyone can benefit from fermented products. However, I recommend talking to a dermatologist or doing some online research to make sure these ingredients are beneficial for your skin. Everyone’s skin is different!